Game Controllers

8bitdo SN30 Pro controller gets Xbox One treatment for Project xCloud

8bitdo SN30 Pro controller gets Xbox One treatment for Project xCloud

The SN30 Pro is perhaps 8bitdo's most popular controller design, and today, the company announced that it's getting something of an Xbox One makeover. Officially dubbed the "SN30 Pro for Xbox," what this controller lacks in title creativity it makes up for in functionality. First and foremost, it seems that this controller is being made primarily for Project xCloud users, because it comes with a gaming clip that can adjust between 49mm and 86mm to fit a range of smartphones.

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PowerA Nano gives Nintendo Switch Pro Controller a smaller rival

PowerA Nano gives Nintendo Switch Pro Controller a smaller rival

There's no lack of Switch controllers out there, whether you're looking for something from Nintendo itself or something licensed by third-party accessory makers. PowerA is one of those companies that has been making licensed accessories for the Switch since the beginning, and today it announced its next controller: the Nano Enhanced Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch.

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PS5 Live Stream video today: How to watch, and where

PS5 Live Stream video today: How to watch, and where

The Sony PlayStation 5 live reveal event was scheduled for Thursday, June 11, at 1PM Pacfic Time. This event will be a pre-taped broadcast - but broadcast for the first time "live" at 1PM Pacific Time. This event will be shown at 1080p and 30fps. This is significantly lower resolution and with a lower frame rate than the PlayStation 5 (PS5) itself is capable of displaying - "The games you’ll see on Thursday will look even better when you play them on PS5 with a 4K TV, as you’d expect."

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Razer Kishi Universal Gaming Controller released: Is it a buy?

Razer Kishi Universal Gaming Controller released: Is it a buy?

Today shipping begins for the Razer Kishi Universal Gaming Controller for Android - a device first revealed to the public in January of this year. This is a USB-C-connected hardware gaming controller for a wide variety of Android devices - the nicest example of such a device we've experienced thus far. The Razer Kishi will also be released as an iPhone controller "later this summer" - for now, we're rolling with Android on a OnePlus 8 Pro.

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The 8 best game controllers of all time – ranked!

The 8 best game controllers of all time – ranked!

If you’re a gamer, there’s a good chance that you have a favorite game controller. Even PC die-hards like me can’t deny that some games are simply better with a controller, which means that many of us have our favorites too. There have been plenty of game controllers throughout the years; some of them certainly better than others. Here’s SlashGear’s ranking of the best of the best.

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Stadia wireless controller finally works wirelessly on PCs

Stadia wireless controller finally works wirelessly on PCs

What is the point of a wireless controller if you can only use it with a wire? That may be the question that popped into the minds of early Stadia subscribers who found themselves forced to attach a cable to use the Wireless Stadia Controller on anything other than the blessed Chromecast Ultra. That question has now finally become moot as the Wireless Controllers can now ditch the wires if playing on a PC or laptop Chrome browser. Android users, however, are still out of luck.

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This Sony proto VR controller gets smarter as you use it

This Sony proto VR controller gets smarter as you use it

A video shared by Sony Interactive Entertainment shows a prototype controller that tracks the entire human hand. This controller was the subject of research done on overcoming the limits presented by gesture control systems and traditional controllers. With this new system, users would be able to utilize their hands and fingers without breaking the illusion that all of their digits are, indeed, being tracked in real time.

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8BitDo reveals TG16 wireless controller for TurboGrafx-16 mini console

8BitDo reveals TG16 wireless controller for TurboGrafx-16 mini console

Once the previously announced and recently delayed Konami TurboGrafx-16 mini console arrives on the market, players will be able to enjoy it with a new wireless controller from 8BitDo. The company has launched its new TG16 model for preorder, stating that this model works with all three planned versions of the upcoming mini console, offering a wireless experience with zero lag.

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Apple 2020 lineup leak includes iPad Air with in-screen Touch ID, Gamepad

Apple 2020 lineup leak includes iPad Air with in-screen Touch ID, Gamepad

Apple has already launched quite a few new products in the past weeks despite the ongoing chaos that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on the world. That, however, is just the beginning, which is fitting considering we're barely halfway through 2020. Apple still has some new products planned for later that go beyond the expected iPhone 12 and MacBooks. It turns out, it might have quite a lot in store, including ones we may not have heard before.

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons should not be cleaned with alcohol

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons should not be cleaned with alcohol

As expected, different people respond differently to the COVID-19 threat and advice on how to keep yourself and your family alive. Unsurprisingly, the opposite extremes are the ones highlighted in the media. On the one hand, you have your devil-may-care people who laugh and cough in the face of danger. And there's the other kind who will obsessively wipe down every surface with alcohol. If you're the latter and own a Switch, Nintendo has just one piece of advice for you: don't.

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PlayStation 5 DualSense controller revealed: All the details

PlayStation 5 DualSense controller revealed: All the details

The first major change in PlayStation controller history in what seems like forever was made for PlayStation 5. This device is called DualSense. It's the replacement for what's been called DualShock, a collection of controllers that's lasted several generations. This new controller "builds upon [the] success" of the DualShock 4.

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Apple AR/VR headset controller test device leaked

Apple AR/VR headset controller test device leaked

Today we're looking at what's likely an internal testing device made by Apple for the near-future release of AR/VR experiences aplenty. This isn't the first we've seen of this sort of hardware - it's not particularly unlike hardware used by HTC and Oculus/Facebook for their own VR headsets. This new leaked look at Apple hardware is almost certainly meant for internal testing only, as it has a certain... unrefined sort of look.

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